Lyndsey Smeltzer

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Lyndsey is a behavior technician at the BACA Hart location. Prior to coming to BACA, she worked with ADEC and his currently working toward a degree in elementary education, with concentrations in special education, psychology and English.

Caitlin Kantz, B.S.

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Caitlin Kantz is the Sprouts Coordinator at the BACA Hart location. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in social work from Indiana University South Bend.

Lauren Fronius, B.A.

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Lauren Fronius is a behavior technician at the BACA Prep location. She received her B.A. in criminal justice.

Jon Carton

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Jon is a behavior technician at the BACA Hart location. He is currently studying psychology and music at Indiana University South Bend. Jon plans on pursuing a master’s degree in music therapy.  

Olivia Smith, M.A., RBT

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Olivia is a Training Specialist at the BACA Z location. She received her B.A. in family science from Anderson University her master’s in ABA from Ball State University. Prior to coming to BACA, she worked at the Hopewell Center.  

Stephanie Humphrey, B.A.

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Stephanie Humphrey is a behavior technician at the BACA Z location. She received her B.A. from Purdue in elementary education. Prior to coming to BACA, she worked as a behavior technician in other locations as well as an instructional assistant in a school.

Crystal Bourlier, B.A.

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Crystal is a behavior technician at the BACA Hart location. She has a B.A. in psychology and is pursuing her BCBA.      

Amy Amayun, B.A., RBT

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Amy is a registered behavior technician at the BACA Z location. She received her B.A. in psychology from Anderson University in December of 2013. She spent her first year out of college working in a pre-school/daycare setting. Amy started working at BACA 1 in November of 2014 and remained there until August of 2018. In… Read more »

Lauren Baker, B.S.

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Lauren is a behavior technician at the BACA Hart location. She received her bachelor of science in family studies from Ball State University.

Carrie Ann Van Hoover, B.S.

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Carrie Ann received a B.S. in family and child with minors in hospitality management, social work and psychology of human development from Ball State University in 2009. Carrie Ann has worked in the early childhood field as a preschool teacher at Wing Walkers, Eli Lilly’s Child Development Center as well as an activity director for… Read more »

Jessica Linneweber, B.S.

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Jessica is the chief clinician assistant for Dr. Carl Sundberg where she organizes current research, helps develop presentations and completes many other duties to assist the chief clinician. She graduated from the Teaching All Learners program through the Indiana University School of Education. Her background and licensing is in elementary and special education. While completing… Read more »

Dr. Carl Sundberg, Ph.D., BCBA-D

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Dr. Carl Sundberg, Ph. D., BCBA-D, is the chief clinician and co-founder of the Behavior Analysis Center for Autism. He received his doctorate degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Western Michigan University under the direction of Dr. Jack Michael. While a graduate student, he taught behavior analysis at WMU. He has taught Skinner’s Analysis of… Read more »

Devon Sundberg, M.S., BCBA

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Devon Sundberg received her bachelors in psychology from Indiana University Bloomington, IN, and her masters in applied behavior analysis (ABA) from St. Cloud State University, Minnesota. Devon is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). She has been practicing ABA as a behavior technician, parent trainer and clinical director for over 10 years. Devon and her… Read more »

Stacy Apraez, BCBA

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Stacy received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from State University of New York College at Brockport in 1994. She initially worked at the May Center for Child Development in Massachusetts. Stacy began working at Behavior Analysts, Inc./STARS School in California in 1996. She worked under the director of Mark Sundberg, PhD, BCBA-D, James Partington, PhD,… Read more »

Melany Shampo, M.A., BCBA

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Melany received a B.A. in Speech Language Pathology from Butler University in 2001, and a M.A. in Special Education with Certifications in ABA and Autism from Ball State University in 2010. Melany is a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA). Melany has over 11 years of experience in the Special Education and ABA/VB field. Melany worked… Read more »

Tracy Harrison, Ed. S., BCBA, NCSP

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Tracy is a BCBA and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) who received her Bachelor of Science in psychology with a minor in General Business from Western Michigan University. She received her Master’s degree in school psychology from the University of Kentucky. There she also received her graduate certificate in developmental disabilities and Educational Specialist… Read more »

Beth Roudebush, M.A., BCBA

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Beth received her B.S. in applied health science from Indiana University in 2003 and her BCBA from the Florida Institute of Technology in 2016. Beth has been working in the ABA/VB field since 2008 under the director of Dr. Carl Sundberg. She has worked as a behavior technician, clinical trainer, NET consultant and training specialist…. Read more »

Jaysa McKinzie

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Jaysa is the administrative assistant at the BACA Z location.

Lorraine Anderson

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Lorraine has been the administrative assistant at BACA Hart since May 2012. She attended Ferris State University, Michigan, with a major in commercial art. After a year, she transferred to Davenport University in Grand Rapids, MI, and received an A.S. degree for legal assistant. Lorraine worked as HR assistant and later administrative assistant to General… Read more »

Lauren Holland, ACSP, MCTIP, MCTS, A+, ITIL

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Lauren is BACA’s IT Network Administrator and is located at the BACA Prep location. Prior to coming to BACA, she worked for six years at Roche Diagnostics as their IT Service Desk Supervisor, Raytheon as their Desktop Team Lead, Ash Brokerage as their Desktop Team Lead, 3 Rivers FCU as an IT Help Desk Supervisor,… Read more »

Elizabeth Cottingham, B.A.

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Elizabeth is the Controller for the Behavior Analysis Center for Autism. She has over 13 years of accounting experience. Elizabeth started her career in banking investments and has spent the last 10 years in a Controller/Director of Finance role for various companies in the service industry. She is also the treasurer for a non-profit that… Read more »

Linda Davis

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Linda attended both Delta College and Saginaw Valley State Universities in Michigan. She was a chairside Dental Assistant for 10 years. After leaving the dental profession she helped open the first outpatient physical therapy center for the Tricities area in Saginaw, MI; Baig Rehabilitation Services, Inc. Linda has worked as an administrative assistant in excess… Read more »

Delta Martin, MBA

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Delta is the Administrative Assistant at the BACA Prep location. She received her B.A. in psychology from the University of Indianapolis and her MBA in management from Tiffin University. Prior to working at BACA, Delta was a Youth Coordinator at the Boys and Girls Club and has two and a half years of ABA experience…. Read more »

Ashley Triplett

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Ashley is BACA’s Eligibility Specialist as she is responsible for authorizations, eligibility, contracting and credentialing. She’s worked in administration for medical billing agencies, family practices and hospitals for the past 10 years in Michigan, Kansas, Texas and Indiana. Ashlee managed the billing department for a 14 provider family practice group out of Manhattan, KS, prior… Read more »

Linda Alley

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Linda is the assistant eligibility specialist at the BACA Prep location. She received a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

Dannet Sprowls, M.A., RBT

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Dannet is a training specialist at the BACA Hart location. She received her M.A. in organizational management from Spring Arbor University. Prior to coming to BACA, she was a self-employed childcare provider for 20 years and has experience working with children with special needs.

Carrie Felty, B.G.S.

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Carrie is a behavior technician at the BACA Hart location. She earned her B.G.S. minors in the foundation of education and psychology from Indiana University in 2014. She has previous experience working with children and adults with disabilities. She hopes to pursue her masters in ABA through FIT in the near future.

Richard Lancaster, B.S.

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Richard is a behavior technician at the BACA Hart location. He has experience working at Logan Community Resources in South Bend, IN, where they specialize in working with adults with developmental disabilities. He received his B.S. in psychology from Indiana State University and graduated in 2002.

Semkhele Mangena, M.A.

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Semkhele is a behavior technician at the BACA Hart location. She earned a diploma in secondary education from the University of Zimbabwe in 1998 and a B.S. in accounting from Indiana University in 2010. Prior to joining BACA in March 2014, Semkhele worked for 11 years at a human services agency providing services to children and… Read more »

Krystle Harris, B.S.

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Krystle is a training specialist at the BACA Hart location. She received her B.S. in human services with minors in sociology and psychology. She has experience working with adults with autism as well as children and adults with other disabilities.

Megan Fraser, BCBA

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Megan is a Team Supervisor at the BACA Z location. She began working at BACA in August of 2013. Megan received her B.S. in human services and a minor in psychology from Purdue University. She earned her BCBA in 2017.  Megan also served in the role of Parent Training Coordinator.  

Katelynn Cunningham, B.S.

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Kate is a behavior technician at the BACA Z location. She received her B.S. in elementary education and early childhood education. Prior to coming to BACA, she had experience as a behavior technician and worked in an in-home therapy program for a year. She is currently enrolled in the FIT program.

Christina Thomas, B.S.

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Christina is a training specialist at BACA 1 location. She has her B.S. in speech pathology and a minor in special education/hearing impaired (deaf education) from Ball State University. During her undergrad clinical, she was able to provide speech services to a little boy with autism and volunteered at PALS, a therapeutic horseback riding center… Read more »

Shelley Hall, B.S., RBT

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Shelley Hall is a behavior technician at the BACA Z location. She received her B.S. in education with a focus in psychology. Prior to coming to BACA, she was a tutor for students with special needs. Shelley is now taking coursework to renew her teaching license.

Alyssa Tolly, M.A., BCBA

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Alyssa is a training specialist at the BACA Prep location. Prior to her position as a training specialist, she was a level 4 behavior technician at BACA. She earned her B.A. in psychology from the University of Kentucky in 2012. She began working under Dr. Carl Sundberg as a behavior technician in April 2013. She… Read more »

Alicia Sullivan, M.A., BCBA

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Alicia is a Team Supervisor at the BACA One location. She received her B.A. in elementary education and mathematics from Saint Mary’s College in 2011. She received her M.A. and BCBA certification in applied behavior analysis from the Florida Institute of Technology.  Alicia is a very experienced behavior analyst.  She began as a behavior technician, was… Read more »

Erica Outlaw, M.A., BCBA

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Erica is a behavior technician at the BACA Prep location. She received her B.A. in psychology from IUPUI and it was a Purdue degree. She received her M.A. in ABA from Ball State University.

Todd Glowacki, M.A., BCBA

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Todd received his bachelor’s degree from IUPUI in sports management with a minor in business. He served as training specialist at the BACA Prep location and received his M.A. in ABA from Ball State University.  In 2019, Todd was promoted to Team Supervisor at our BACA Z location.

Alison Dragoo, B.S.

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Alison is a behavior technician at the BACA Prep location. She received her B.S. in sociology and minored in women’s studies and the psychology of human development from Ball State University.

Meghan Bramstedt, B.S.

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Meghan is a behavior technician at the BACA Prep location. She received her B.S. in human development and family studies and minored in Spanish. Prior to coming to BACA, Meghan worked in Spain with children with special needs and also worked at Camp Isanogel, which is a camp for adults and children with disabilities. She’s… Read more »

Amanda Barber, B.G.S.

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Amanda graduated from IUPUI in May of 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in general studies. She started working for BACA as a behavior technician in April of 2012. Amanda has also been an officer in the Indiana Army National Guard since October of 2011. She is in a dual military family as her husband is… Read more »

Abby Stanley, B.S.

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Abby is a behavior technician at the BACA Prep location. She received her B.S. in elementary education and is currently in the FIT program.

Erica Lawson, M.A., BCBA

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Erica is a training specialist at the BACA Prep location. She received her B.A. from Indiana University with a major in communication and culture and minors in psychology and human development. Erica then earned her master’s degree and BCBA certification in 2018.

Ashlee Eckerle, M.A., BCBA

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Ashlee is a Training Specialist at the BACA One location. She earned her bachelors from Purdue University in Movement and Sports Science, her masters from Ball State University in Sports Administration and masters from Ball State University in Applied Behavior Analysis. Ashlee passed the BCBA certification boards in November 2016. Her experience at BACA includes… Read more »

Meghan Spanke, B.S., RBT

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Meghan is a behavior technician at the BACA Prep location. She received a B.S. in tourism management at Indiana University. Prior to coming to BACA, she taught preschool. Meghan is now taking the registered behavior technician course.

Susan Adams

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Susan Adams is the bookkeeper for the BACA locations. Prior to coming to BACA, she worked at Barrett & Stokely Property Management. She is a big fan of all of her grandkids and loves and supports our military and veterans.

Lindsey Bidwell, M.A.

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Lindsey Bidwell is a behavior technician at the BACA Prep location. Previous to coming to BACA, she worked with adults with mental disabilities. She received her B.S.W. from Ball State University and her M.A. in ABA.

Emily Davidson, B.S.

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Emily is a behavior technician at the BACA Prep location. She has worked with a wide age range of clients from the age of 2 through 20. She earned her undergraduate degree at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Emily interned for six months at WoodsEdge Learning Center providing discrete trial training therapy to children… Read more »

Andrea Newkirk, M.A., BCBA

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Andrea is a team supervisor at the BACA 1 location. She received her B.S. in psychology from the University of Indianapolis. Andrea received her M.A. and BCBA in ABA from Ball State University.

Lidia Furtado, B.S.

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Lidia is a behavior technician at the BACA Prep location and has been there since November of 2011. She received her B.S. in business administration.

Mandy Ginder, B.S.

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Mandy Ginder is a behavior technician at the BACA 1 location. She received her B.S. from the University of Indianapolis.

Allison Ackerman, M.A.

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Allison is a behavior technician at the BACA 1 location. She received a B.S. in Elementary and Exceptional Needs Education, with a certificate in Severe and Profound Needs from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2011. Some of her experience includes working two summers as a counselor for Noble of Indiana’s special needs summer camps. She began… Read more »

Erica Greenlee, B.S., RBT

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Erica Greenlee is a behavior technician at the BACA 1 location and has been there since April of 2013. Prior to working at BACA, she was an instructional assistant for Carmel Clay Schools in early childhood development. This is where she fell in love with working with children with developmental delays. Erica also as seven… Read more »

Parini Shah, M.A., BCBA

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Parini received her B.A. in psychology from Indiana University in 2003. She worked at a Montessori school for three years as an assistant teacher. She is a Parent Training Coordinator at the BACA 1 location. Parini received her Master’s degree in applied behavior analysis and autism and graduated in 2014. She now plans on becoming a… Read more »

Rebecca DiPiro, M.A.

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Rebecca has served BACA in many important roles.  Currently she is a behavior technician at BACA Prep.  She received her bachelor’s in family studies from Ball State University and received her master’s in ABA through Ball State University.

Holly Leversee, M.A.

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Holly received a B.S. in psychology from Ball State University in 2012. While completing her undergraduate degree, Holly volunteered her time with the Prism Project on the weekends, serving Muncie children with autism and down’s syndrome. After completing her undergraduate degree, Holly began her master’s degree courses in special education/applied behavior analysis with certifications in… Read more »

Ben Leversee, M.A., BCBA

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Ben is a team supervisor at the BACA Prep location. He received his B.S. in psychology from Western Michigan University. Prior to working at BACA, he was a paraprofessional at Woodsedge Learning Center in Kalamazoo, MI, and was also an intern there under the supervision of Dr. Mallott. Ben has been in the field of ABA… Read more »

Pamela Arles, BCBA

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Pamela is a team supervisor at the BACA Prep location. She received her B.A. in elementary and special education from Anderson University and earned her BCBA from the Florida Institute of Technology. Her previous roles at BACA have included being a behavior technician and lead classroom therapist.

Troy Fry, M.S., BCBA

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Troy Fry, M.S., BCBA, received his M.S. degree in Behavior Analysis and Therapy from Southern Illinois University and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Troy has worked with children and adults with developmental disabilities in various settings across the US and Western Europe for the past 25 years. He is also the co-author of Essentials… Read more »

Bob Ryan, M.S., BCBA

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Bob began learning about ABA and practicing as a therapist at a residential treatment facility in Florida called Threshold when it was under the Clinical direction of Dr. Eb Blakley. Upon graduation with a B.A. in Psychology from UCF, (University of Central Florida), he became a Public school teacher at The Magnolia School in Orange… Read more »